The Easter Monday Emaischen market tradition dates back at least two centuries.
Easter markets in Luxembourg are made unique by the Péckvillercher, collectable quaint ceramic whistles in the shape of little birds.
In Luxembourg City the Emaischen, as the marker is called in Luxembourgish, is organised by the Comité Alstad, which was formed in 1937 with a view to revitalising the market.
It takes place in the Fishmarket in the old town behind the palace and near the national art and history museum.
In Nospelt the market has taken on another dimension and is now the town’s biggest annual attraction with a ceramics market and food and drink tents as well as live music--this year featuring covers band Providers on Saturday night and a ball on Sunday night.
A great way to celebrate Easter with the family, Emaischen, just like Schueberfouer and the Octave pilgrimage, is another ‘must-do’ Luxembourg festival. And like those festivities, a selection of food and drink including crémant, beer and grilled sausages will also be on sale.
Fishmarket, old town, Luxembourg-Centre
Nospelt town centre